The red variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Ampelakiotiko, Ampelakiotiko Mavro and Stavromavro. The parentage is unknown. The medium to late ripening vine yields spicy red wines with moderate alcohol and acidity. She is in the region Thessaly cultivated at the foot of Mount Olympus, where they are with the varieties Krassato and Xinomavro in POP red wine Rapsani is allowed. In 2010, 11 hectares of vineyards were reported with strong declining trend; Ten years earlier, 104 hectares (Kym Anderson ).